AUSTRIA: Pink Head into Red Hat

Eagerly U. S. editors once played up cables from Imperial Austria, hinted daringly the senile eccentricities of Kaiser Franz, frankly glorified U. S. maidens privileged to be presented at his Court, and got out screaming extras when the suspicious, hidebound old Emperor was finally tricked into taking his first automobile ride by Wilhelm II.

Today however Austria is only a republic, and therefore when the Cabinet at Vienna fell last week, most U. S. editors reacted as though a pin had dropped. Tucked away on the tenth page of the omnivorous New...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!